Kehler, William J., 1908-2001

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Kehler, William J., 1908-2001

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  • Kehler, Bill

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1908-2001

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William Kehler was born in Hochstadt, Manitoba to Gerhard Kehler and Katharina Janzen as the 7th of eight children. He was a member of the Sommerfeld Mennonite church at Schoenthal where he was baptized in 1930. During the Second World War he served as conscientious objector in a lumber camp (1942) and from 1943-1945 in the Manitoba School for Mentally Defectives in Portage la Prairie, MB. After the war he started work at the Co-op Vegetable Oils plant in Altona where he worked until his retirement in 1972. In retirement he took up photography, translating German documents, computers, and a founding member of the Altona Senior Citizen's Club. William Kehler was never married.

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Altona (Manitoba)

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GRANDMA ID: 189510

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created by AHR, edited by CDS May 14, 2020.

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The Red River Valley Echo, August 13, 2001, p. 15.

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